Michael Hovey has served as postmaster at the Waterloo post office for almost 21 years, but he will soon end his decades-long career in government service when he retires Friday. “It’s been a great career,” Hovey said. “I feel very [...]
It is with a mixture of sadness and gratitude that UPMA announces Bob Levi’s departure as Director of Government Relations, effective October 19, 2018. Since 1999, Bob has played a vital role in promoting Postmaster and postal manager interests on [...]
A bipartisan group of senators representing more than one-quarter of the upper chamber this week put forward a measure to block the Trump administration from moving forward with its plans to privatize the U.S. Postal Service. The resolution (S.Res. 633) [...]
The Senate on Monday approved a measure 99-1 to overhaul the international mailing system in an effort to shed the U.S. Postal Service’s reputation as providing a loophole for illicit drug manufacturers abetting the nation’s opioid crisis.
U.S. Postmaster General and CEO Megan Brennan Dedicates New Sparkling Holidays Forever Stamps The Postal Service issues four new stamps and a souvenir sheet showcasing classic images of Santa Claus painted by famed commercial artist Haddon Sundblom. Each stamp portrays [...]
Sen. Rob Portman learned from a sheriff in Ohio in 2016 that fentanyl, the deadly synthetic opioid that has cut a path of death and destruction through American communities, was being shipped through the mail, from shady overseas manufacturers right [...]
The Postal Service has notified us of a delay in its implementation their July 20 pay decision concerning changes to pay policies, schedules and fringe benefit program for postmasters. The reasons cited for the delay was the complexity of the [...]
Over the course of the past few weeks, the House of Representatives' resolution that opposes White House efforts to privatize the U.S. Postal Service has gained momentum. Currently, H.Res. 993 commands the cosponsorship of 178 members of Congress. To determine [...]